Celia Graterol, Founder & Principal
Celia is the Founder and Principal of Graterol Consulting. She is also the Director of Data Engineering & Analytics of the Metro College Success Program (Metro) at City College of San Francisco and San Francisco State University. Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, and after living for over 25 years in the Bay Area, Celia is bilingual English/Spanish and bicultural. In 2001, she received her MPH in Community Health Education at San Francisco State University, with the Graduate Student Award for Distinguish Achievement. In 1989, Celia received her BS in Computer Engineering from the Simón Bolívar University, Caracas, with specialization in information systems, relational databases, computer graphics and statistics. In Venezuela, Celia was a software developer and a social worker creating health programs in small villages. In the United States, Celia has successfully applied her unique blend of cloud technologies and social sciences to design and implement useful and creative processes and information systems.
For over 15 years, Celia has worked with nonprofits, higher education institutions and foundations. In 2002, Ms. Graterol invented the LogicMap™, a innovative web-based tool that supports data collection, evaluation and strategic planning. In 2010, she designed and implemented a data-tracking and real-time reporting system in the Salesforce platform that was shared by more than 12 nonprofits serving low-income families in Marin County. Since 2014, Celia designs and maintains the Metro student success platform in Salesforce. The information systems created by Celia provide support to leadership decision-making as well as day-to-day operations.